My 5 for Friday (July 26, 2019)

What are purchases that people most often regret? How should you respond when your team is stressed? And what money moves should you be making before you turn 40?

All these questions and more are answered in this week’s My 5 for Friday.

  1. 6 Ways You Might Be Sabotaging Your Team by Dan Darling. “When we see our leadership and mentoring roles as jobs to be completed, we can unwittingly and unknowingly sabotage one of the main responsibilities we’ve been tasked with: developing and launching other leaders.” Check out this article from Dan Darling, where he shows six different ways you could unknowingly be sabotaging your team.
  2. 5 Money Moves to Make Before You Turn 40 by Holly Johnson. Ideally, these are all money moves people should be making well before they turn forty, but Holly Johnson points out the importance of making sure these are implemented by that time. Take a look and see what areas you can be working on.  
  3. Ask Chuck: Lessons On Work And Retirement by Chuck Bentley. Is retirement simply the means to a life free from work? Take a look at Chuck Bentley’s perspective on work and how it is actually good for us. “Work plays a significant role in our spiritual lives. Besides supplying our physical needs, it provides the opportunity to apply Biblical principles that would otherwise be mere academics.”
  4. 5 Ways a Mature Leader Responds When the Team is Stressed by Ron Edmondson. Your team will inevitably hit times of stress. So how does a mature leader respond? Here, Ron Edmondson shows the impact of a leader’s response to stress on an organization. It’s worth reading.
  5. Here are the top 5 things people wish they hadn’t spent their hard-earned money on by Jill Cornfield. Buyers regret is something we all hope to avoid, and this article points out the top five things people often regret spending money on. Take a minute to learn from others who wish they’d done things differently.

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